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Credit Verus Debt


Secured and unsecured debt - what's the difference?It's easy to just think that debt is just debt, but in reality, there are different types of loans, and it's important to know what which type you have.You will need to understand the differences in order to be a good money manager, or, if the worse happens and you find yourself turning to credit or debt counseling, you'll need to understand how different types of debt can be handled.

Why Your Credit Score is Important


Your credit score can either haunt you or reward you. It all depends on how you handle your credit and payment activities.

What is on Your Credit Report?


Your credit report is a very important piece of the puzzle in your financial picture. It contains a historical record of your personal and financial information including a listing of your current and past debts and the timeliness of your payments.

Which Credit Bureau Should I Use To Check My Credit Report?


There are three main credit bureaus in the United States; Equifax, Experian and Trans Union. Each bureau collects your personal and financial information which is then sold to lenders such as banks, credit unions, credit card companies, mortgage and auto loan lenders.

Low Interest Credit Cards Have Many Advantages


When credit cards are used wisely they can be very beneficial to the consumer. A low interest credit card can be exceptionally beneficial.

Reward Credit Cards: Get the Best Rewards Card Incentive Program


A good credit reward card can contribute to your retirement account, offer gas rebates, score theme-park or vacation tickets or take thousands off the price of your next auto purchase. Rewards at hotels, airlines, and retailers bring more to the possibilities but, adds to the confusion.

Boosting Your Credit Score To Get The Best Credit Card Deal


Making Your Credit Rating Work For YouOne of the basics of getting the most competitive credit card deal in the market is to ensure you have the best credit record possible. Few of us are lucky enough to be earning a six-figure salary, and many people are likely to have other financial undertakings that a potential lender will want to take into account.

Addressing Bad Credit Card Debt


Spending HabitsSo you've just got your credit card. The first thing you need to be wary about is that a credit card is very easy to use - afterall you can shop in stores, via catalogs and online with your credit card.

Preventing Credit Card Mess


Credit card debts problem is extremely common today. It is usually the first sign of longer term financial troubles.

Different Types of Credit Cards and Features - Part 1


Just as there are too many credit card companies to count, there seems to be just as many different credit cards, all claiming to offer you the best possible deal. Since no two people are alike, not all programs and incentives will work the same for everyone.

Finance - Money, Money


Finance is a big word for some of us. It's a little scary.

Its Your Credit - Take Care of It!


Thanks to the Fair and Accurate Credit Act, American consumers can receive a free annual credit report from each of the three major credit bureaus-Experian, TransUnion and Equifax. You can order your free credit report by visiting www.

Credit Card Disclosure Table - Do You Understand It All?


In addition to the APR (annual percentage rate) and the finance charges, most credit cards have a number of 'fees' associated with their use. Some fees are unavoidable with a particular card (like an annual fee or a program participation fee), while others are triggered by certain circumstances.

Saving Money with Credit Cards


Having a credit card is a wonderful convenience for those times when you don't have immediate access to your cash. It can allow you to purchase something on time for which you can pay later, thereby giving you the ability to afford something NOW that you'd have had to save for later.

Various Types of Credit Cards - Part 2


Several different types of credit cards offer several different options, depending on what your needs are. Some are geared toward individual consumers while others are set up in ways that work best for small business needs.

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